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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jul 10, 2010 2:46pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: What is the ratio of posters to lurkers here ?

TOOTMO , I know I could go back in check old posts , but What happened over the Thanksgiving Week Massacre ? Links or a brief synopsis would be much appreciated .
Checking other people's posts , when not directed , makes me feel like I'm going through their underwear drawer

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Poster: TOOTMO Date: Jul 10, 2010 3:43pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: What is the ratio of posters to lurkers here ?

http://www.archive.org/post/47634/grateful-dead-concert-recordings-on-the-internet-archive

Micah,
This URL will give you a feel for what was going on. Though, I believe there are other threads from around this time period that may even have more detail. It was HUGE deal at the time. There was talk of petitions, boycotts, etc.

Kind of interesting to look at some of the names on the thread and to realize how much this Forum has changed over.

If you have further questions about the Day the Music Died, you might direct them to Dire, Tell, Arb, Rob, etc., I was still gettin' my ears wet here, so to speak.

TOOTMO

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jul 10, 2010 4:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: What is the ratio of posters to lurkers here ?

I see strat & dire , but that is it , as far as long time vets . Diane Hamilton had a rough go on that post . I love the handle DisguisedAsASquirrel .
What a turn-over . I do not recognize almost all the handles .

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Poster: TOOTMO Date: Jul 10, 2010 4:38pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: What is the ratio of posters to lurkers here ?

Remember that there were several other threads going. Probably one of the highest traffic periods for the LIA.

TOOTMO

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Poster: Jim F Date: Jul 12, 2010 12:49am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: What is the ratio of posters to lurkers here ?

Oh Lord, what a mess that was...

I was so pissed, I had finally gone from dialup to DSL just after Halloween and was just starting to really get my hands dirty when they pulled everything. Of course I've since discovered torrenting and have everything and more than can be found here. Though funny enough I probably stream from here about as equally if not more often than I pull out my torrented sources.

It sure is nice to still be able to download Phil's stuff on here.